hald: kmem_malloc error

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net
Sat Jul 18 06:02:46 UTC 2009

On Friday 17 July 2009 18:59:49 Andrey Shuvikov wrote:

> I'm trying to configure X and according to the manual enabled DBUS and
> HALD. But when hald is starting up I get kernel panic:
> kmem_malloc: entry not found or misaligned
> Does anyone know what could be wrong? I have memory dump if it can
> help but it's big (173M).

If you have a file /var/crash/vmcore.0, you will want to run the
following command:
kgdb /boot/kernel/kernel /var/crash/vmcore.0
Then type bt at the prompt and paste output here.

More info:

uname -a and dmesg output also help in diagnosing this problem.

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